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What is to happen to me if he does not answer ? I cannot force him to come if he
does not want to . " " He has answered , ” said Ashenden . " I have the answer
with me . " . 1 1 She gave a gasp and her voice broke 123 GIULIA LAZZARI.
I hope they will be few and far between , sir , ” answered Ashenden . " I know
nothing so tedious as cod . ing and decoding . " Sir Herbert paused for an instant
. Perhaps that was not quite the answer he expected . He rose . “ If you will come
She did not answer . He could not understand it , he asked the porter of his hotel
a dozen times if there was nothing for him , and at last , almost in desperation ,
just before dinner went to her house . The concierge told him she was in and he ...
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This is volume three of Maugham's collected short stories. In this volume he has put his stories that have the same protagonist, Ashendan who is recruited to move to Switzerland where he will be a ... Read full review
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It's easy to see why this one is considered an archetype of espionage fiction. The fact that the book was first published back in the late 1920s means that some of the dialogue and narrative will ... Read full review